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Patrick Fishburn Leads Locals After Day One At Utah Championship

Former BYU golfer Patrick Fishburn, shown here hugging his wife, Madison, after winning the Utah Open in 2017, is a Korn Ferry Tour regular who will compete in the 2020 Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington, this week. Adam Fondren, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The first round of the Utah Championship is complete at Oakridge Country Club as Englishmen Harry Hall leads the field at eight-under-par despite having a double-bogey on his scorecard.

Hall had 10 birdies during the opening day, including the first three holes, a double-bogey on 5 brought him back to just one-under, however, a strong bogey-free finish has him the day one leader.

Below Hall sits a group of five players all one shot back at seven-under-par.

BYU alumni Patrick Fishburn leads the long list of locals, however, Fishburn still finds himself five shots off the pace after a three-under-par, 68.

Daniel Summerhays, who is playing in his final professional golf tournament after turning pro in 2007 shot a two-under 69 alongside Davis High School alumni Cole Ponich.

The other Summerhays in the field and nephew of Daniel, Preston, 17, sits in a tie for 93rd after a one-under-par round of 70.

The Utah Championship can be watched every day through Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Golf Channel.

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Tom Hackett is a Utah and Real Salt Lake Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the It’s Utah’s World Podcast (Utah Football themed) and The Lion’s Den Podcast (Real Salt Lake themed). Follow him on Twitter: @TomCantHackett. 

 

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